Capitol growing grass to appear In "Lincoln"

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT)-The Capitol Lawn may look like it needs a good mowing in the coming months.

Filmmakers of the new "Lincoln" movie requested the grass have a more natural look in keeping with the Civil War Era so the grass will go unmowed for weeks.

President Lincoln visited Richmond at the end of the Civil War.

Parts of the movie will be filmed on Capitol Square and in Petersburg.

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